Driver – Gympie

ID: 158900
  • Community Services
  • Regular - more than 6 months
  • Gympie QLD

About this opportunity

For 60 years Centacare Community Services has been the social services arm of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Brisbane. With over 1700 employees working from 200 sites across South East Queensland, our workers are the heart of our organisation.

Our Gympie Transport Program is recruiting a part time Transport Driver. The Gympie Transport team provides community transport to people living in the community enabling vulnerable and isolated Queenslanders to connect to and access vital services. The successful candidate will be working within a small team of approximately 30 volunteers and paid employees.

Please include a cover letter with your resume outlining your interest in the role and your related experience.

The Archdiocese of Brisbane has standards of conduct for employees and volunteers to maintain a safe and healthy environment. Our commitment to these standards requires that we conduct background referencing for all persons who will engage in direct and regular involvement with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

Additional requirements

  • Driver's Licence (C)
  • National Police Certificate*
  • Others
  • Working with Children Check*

. Operate vehicles capable of seating up to 11 passengers

  • Transport clients in wheel chairs
  • Transport clients in the Gympie region as well as to appointments in Brisbane
  • Assist with loading and unloading clients and assistance aids
  • Maintain vehicles, including washing and vacuuming
  • Have or willing to obtain one Restricted Drivers Authority – Drivers Authority (RDA/DA)
  • Knowledge of Accredited Transport operations
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to liaise effectively with others
  • Ability to prioritise workloads to meet schedules
  • The physical ability to carry out all tasks required of this position
  • Willing to obtain First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • Willing to obtain a National Criminal History (Police) check
  • A Working with Children 'Blue' card with a 'Yellow' card Exemption
  • Evidence of eligibility and right to work in Australia

* May be arranged by the organisation. Details will be provided after you express your interest.

Time required

Monday to Friday - Shifts available

Interested in
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Driving & Transportation
Training

On the Job and induction training

Reimbursement

Volunteer drivers are able to claim a $15 meal allowance per day

Gympie, QLD